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Albert Cleveland - Navajo Sterling Silver
Turquoise Eagle Pin
HK Item #NPN760

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Authentic Native American Eagle pin of sterling silver and turquoise by Albert Cleveland Navajo

Size
1 3/4" x 1 1/4"
Materials
King's Manassa Turquoise,
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Solid sterling silver,
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Hallmarks
AJC
Sterling
Artist
Albert Cleveland, Navajo

Authentic Native American Eagle pin of sterling silver and turquoise by Albert Cleveland Navajo

Dime above shows scale of Eagle.

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Turquoise Eagle Pin

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Paula says - "Wonderful old style pin made from sterling silver; hand cut, deeply hand-stamped, smoothed and polished leaving some areas intentionally oxidized or darkened. A polished turquoise stone is set in a hand-cut serrated bezel. Sterling silver rope braid encircles the bezel. Albert Cleveland typically uses King's Manassa turquoise, known for its brilliant greens with gold or brown matrix.

"Albert Cleveland is currently making most of his retro-style jewelry from copper and nickel silver. So, we are pleased to be able to offer this sterling silver pin from our inventory stash."

Authentic Native American Eagle pin of sterling silver and turquoise by Albert Cleveland Navajo

The pin finding runs vertically, from the eagle's head to tail, so you can run a chain through it and wear the pin as a pendant.

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Albert Cleveland is of the Dashchanii clan and was born on the Navajo reservation near Mt. Taylor. He and his wife live near Gallup, New Mexico. He His brother is Bobby Cleveland and his parents Etta and Philip Cleveland. Cleveland signs his pieces AC if he works on them alone or AJC when his wife Jacqualine works with him. Albert Cleveland works in a retro style, reminiscent of the 1940's curio shop work which featured Native American symbols such as thunderbirds, Eagles, bears, eagles and other animals.

Eagle: The eagle is a symbol of power, healing and wisdom. The eagle represents enlightenment reached through inner work, understanding and reclaiming our personal power. Tenacity, clear vision and patience, living in balance with Spirit and Earth. Eagle connects one with Great Spirit, the Great Mystery, opening the soul to greater healing. It tells you that the universe is giving you the opportunity to fly above your life's worldly levels, or above the shadow of past realities, granting yourself permission to be free in order to reach all the joy that your heart desires and Spirit requires.

King's Manassa Turquoise (Conejos County, Colorado) is best known for its brilliant greens and golden and brown non-webbed matrices, but blue and blue-green stone is found there as well. This site, east of the town of Manassa, was originally mined by Ancestral Pueblo peoples. It was rediscovered in 1890 by gold prospector I.P. King, and his descendants still work the claim.

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